Cambridge Handbook of Experimental Political Science

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  • Copyright: 2011-06-13
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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This volume provides the first comprehensive overview of how political scientists have used experiments to transform their field of study.

Author Biography

James N. Druckman is Payson S. Wild Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University. Donald P. Green is A. Whitney Griswold Professor of Political Science at Yale University. James H. Kuklinski is Matthew T. McClure Professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Arthur Lupia is Hal R. Varian Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan.

Table of Contents

List of Tablesp. viii
List of Figuresp. ix
Contributorsp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Experimentation in Political Sciencep. 3
Designing Experiments
Experiments: An Introduction to Core Conceptsp. 15
Internal and External Validityp. 27
Students as Experimental Participants: A Defense of the "Narrow Data Basep. 41
Economics versus Psychology Experiments: Stylization, Incentives, and Deceptionp. 58
The Development of Experiments in Political Science
Laboratory Experiments in Political Sciencep. 73
Experiments and Game Theory's Value to Political Sciencep. 89
The Logic and Design of the Survey Experiment: An Autobiography of a Methodological Innovationp. 102
Field Experiments in Political Sciencep. 115
Decision Making
Attirude Change Experiments in Political Sciencep. 141
Conscious and Unconscious Information Processing with Implications for Experimental Political Sciencep. 155
Political Knowledgep. 171
Vote Choice, Candidate Evaluations, And Turnout
Candidate Impressions and Evaluationsp. 187
Media and Politicsp. 201
Candidate Advertisementsp. 214
Voter Mobilizationp. 228
Interpersonal Relations
Trust and Social Exchangep. 243
An Experimental Approach to Citize n Deliberationp. 258
Social Networks and Political Contextp. 273
Identity, Ethnicity, And Politics
Candidate Gender and Experimental Political Sciencep. 289
Racial Identity and Experimental Methodologyp. 299
The Determinants and Political Consequences of Prejudicep. 306
Politics from the Perspective of Minority Populationsp. 320
Institutions And Behavior
Experimental Contributions to Collective Action Theoryp. 339
Legislative Voting and Cyclingp. 353
Electoral Systems and Strategic Voting (Laboratory Election Experiments)p. 369
Experimental Research on Democracy and Developmentp. 384
Elite Bargaining
Coalition Experimentsp. 399
Negotiation and Mediationp. 413
The Experiment and Foreign Policy Decision Makingp. 430
Advanced Experimental Methods
Treatment Effectsp. 445
Making Effects Manifest in Randomized Experimentsp. 459
Design and Analysis of Experiments in Multilevel Populationsp. 481
Analyzing the Downstream Effects of Randomized Experimentsp. 494
Mediation Analysis Is Harder than It Looksp. 508
Campbell's Ghostp. 525
Name Indexp. 531
Subject Indexp. 548
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